Chinese trade negotiators suddenly canceled a visit to meet U.S. farmers after they wrapped up trade talks in Washington this week.Marketsread more
President Trump also said he is "not looking for a partial deal" with Beijing, moving away from his suggestion last week that he would consider an "interim deal."Politicsread more
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For investors taking a breather from the chaos in August, buckle up as the market is about go crazy again, Goldman Sachs warned.Marketsread more
Palantir Technologies is targeting a valuation of at least $26 billion in a private fundraising round, the first for the Peter Thiel-backed data analytics startup in four...Wall Streetread more
Michael Pack, a conservative filmmaker linked to Steve Bannon, saw at least $1.6 million in donations from his nonprofit sent into the coffers of his independent production...Politicsread more
The New England Patriots released Antonio Brown only 11 days after signing the wide receiver. The NFL Super Bowl champions initially had kept him in the face of a rape claim,...Sportsread more
The Wall Street Journal's report came as a top Ukraine official said President Donald Trump "is looking" for Ukraine officials to investigate business dealings of Biden's son...Politicsread more
A tour bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashed near a national park in southern Utah, killing at least four people and critically injuring up to 15 others, authorities...U.S. Newsread more
Gun maker Colt announced Thursday that it will halt its production of AR-15 rifles for civilian sales, but the news might not be as exciting for gun control advocates as it...Guns and Weaponsread more
As thousands of people across the world participate in the Global Climate Strike, several Democratic presidential candidates have shared how they will take aggressive action...Scienceread more
British American Tobacco (BTI) offered to buy the rest of Reynolds American (RAI) for $47 billion or $56.50 per share. That represents a 20 percent premium to Thursday's close.
Alkermes (ALKS) shares were surging about 40 percent in the premarket, after the biotech reported favorable trial data for a depression drug aimed at patients who do not respond to standard treatment. (Reuters)
Comcast's (CMCSA) NBCUniversal is investing another $200 million in BuzzFeed, according to multiple reports, valuing the digital media firm at about $1.7 billion. Comcast also owns CNBC. (Recode)
Tesla (TSLA) said anyone ordering a car capable of completely autonomous driving can only use the vehicle for ride-sharing for friends and family or the electric automaker's own car hailing service. (CNBC)
The iPhone maker said it has been buying accessories on Amazon (AMZN) bearing the Apple (AAPL) name, and found that a whopping 90 percent of those are counterfeit. (NBC News)
ISIS attacked targets in and around the Iraqi city of Kirkuk early Friday, a likely attempt to divert attention from the the U.S.-supported battle to retake Mosul from the extremists. (NBC News)
Trump and Clinton managed to sit two seats from each from each other and remain mostly civil last night at charity dinner. Though they did trade some jabs in each of their speeches. (NBC News)
An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between Clinton and Trump on TV, the third-largest total ever recorded. It was better than the second match-up but below their first encounter. (Reuters)
Donald Trump's campaign massively increased its expenditures in September, but continued to trail Hillary Clinton's spending and fundraising, according to new election filings. (CNBC)
In an apparent move to embarrass the U.S. over Trump's claims of a "rigged" election, Russia offered to send monitors to American polling stations for the November vote. (USA Today)
Over the last three months, investors pulled $28 billion out of hedge funds, according to new data, the biggest quarterly outflow of dollars since the depths of the financial crisis in 2009.
Meanwhile, investors pulled $3.4 billion from U.S.-based stock funds this week. Lipper said that same amount was poured into taxable-bond funds. Meanwhile, $7.7 billion was pulled from money market funds.
There are no economic reports on today's calendar. Meanwhile, Fed Gov. Daniel Tarullo and San Francisco President John Williams both make public appearances today. Williams is not a voting member of the FOMC this year or next.
PayPal (PYPL) matched earnings and revenue. However, investors were encouraged both by a growing number of active accounts, and a deal to become a one-click payment option on Alibaba's (BABA) website.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) reported an adjusted profit of 3 cents per share, better than breakeven estimates. The chipmaker's revenue also beat expectations.
Ericsson (ERIC) said sales of its telecom equipment in the North American market fell during its third quarter, and announced it would cut costs further to account for weakness in its target markets.
SAP (SAP) raised its annual guidance for 2016 on an expected 6.5 to 8.5 percent bump in cloud and software revenue. However, SAP's third quarter profit dropped by 19 percent from a year ago.
Schlumberger (SLB) reported earnings that beat estimates, but 82 percent lower than a year ago. The oilfield services company's revenue fell slightly short of analyst forecasts.
Boston Beer (SAM) cut its outlook after the brewer's revenue fell for a fourth straight quarter. The maker of Sam Adams beer said it was reviewing its brand strategies, amid increasing competition in the industry.
Skechers (SKX) missed estimates by 4 cents with quarterly profit of 42 cents per share. Revenue also fell short. Additionally, The footwear maker predicted weaker than expected fourth quarter sales.
The American Academy of Pediatrics, amending earlier advice, now said it's OK for babies to Skype or FaceTime with grandma and grandpa, and for older children and teens to do some of their socializing, learning and playing online. (USA Today)